City Marshal John Wesley Lambert

City Marshal John Wesley Lambert

Fort Klamath Police Department, Oregon

End of Watch Monday, August 7, 1911

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John Wesley Lambert

Marshal Lambert was shot and killed while attempting to arrest two drunk men in a saloon. Marshal Lambert managed to return fire wounding both men. Both were charged with manslaughter.

Marshal Lambert was survived by his daughter, two brothers, and parents.


  • Age 57
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Charged with manslaughter

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Rest in peace knowing that no passage of time will ever erase your memory, service and sacrifice.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

August 7, 2020

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